Washington, D.C.

Cheap Car Rentals in Washington, D.C.

Washington, D.C., DC, United States
16 Dec — 23 Dec
Same drop-off
Washington, D.C., DC, United States
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What is the cheapest time to rent a car in Washington, D.C.?

January

RM 189

February

RM 193

March

RM 263

April

RM 290

May

RM 299

June

RM 320

July

RM 325

August

RM 307

September

RM 246

October

RM 307

November

RM 290

December

RM 299

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Washington, D.C. is January. The most expensive time to rent a car is July. The cheapest prices for each month are shown above, but prices will vary based on availability, how far out you book your rental car, and of course, car type.

Popular Car Types in Washington, D.C.

There are currently 51 hire locations operating in Washington, D.C., District of Columbia spread across 15 car hire agencies. In the past week, the cheapest car type to hire in Washington, D.C. is Medium at RM 57 a day. Below are all the 3 car types available for hiring in the area, along with estimated starting prices:

Compare available car types for hire in Washington, D.C.

Small cars

RM 166 - RM 506

All Car Types

RM 219 - RM 518

To hire a Small car in Washington, D.C., the United States, you would pay an average price of RM 245/day. August is the cheapest month to hire a Small car in Washington, D.C., the United States (~RM 166/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is May (~RM 506/day). In fact, August is about 33% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Small hire for Washington, D.C.. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Washington, D.C., hiring a Small car saves you 19% in costs. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity.

To hire a Medium car in Washington, D.C., the United States, you would pay an average price of RM 277/day. March is the cheapest month to hire a Medium car in Washington, D.C., the United States (~RM 237/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is July (~RM 864/day). In fact, March is about 15% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Medium hire for Washington, D.C.. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Washington, D.C., hiring a Medium car saves you 8% in costs. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Washington, D.C. Medium hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a Large car in Washington, D.C., the United States, you would pay an average price of RM 216/day. December is the cheapest month to hire a Large car in Washington, D.C., the United States (~RM 232/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is July (~RM 582/day). In fact, December is about 0% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Large hire for Washington, D.C.. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Washington, D.C., hiring a Large car saves you 28% in costs. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity.

Top rental agencies in Washington, D.C.

All major car rental suppliers in Washington, D.C.

Budget

6.6
Okay
184 reviews5 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.1

Comfort

7.2

Overall

6.4

Pick-up/drop-off

6.4

Value

6.7

Hertz

6.0
Okay
403 reviews6 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.6

Comfort

6.6

Overall

5.9

Pick-up/drop-off

5.6

Value

5.9

Alamo

8.0
Very Good
43 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.3

Comfort

8.2

Overall

7.9

Pick-up/drop-off

7.3

Value

7.8

Enterprise

7.7
Good
72 reviews9 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.8

Comfort

7.9

Overall

7.7

Pick-up/drop-off

7.9

Value

7.6

Avis

6.8
Okay
97 reviews5 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.2

Comfort

7.2

Overall

6.6

Pick-up/drop-off

6.7

Value

7.0

National

8.7
Very Good
6 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.5

Comfort

8.5

Overall

8.5

Pick-up/drop-off

8.0

Value

9.0

Thrifty

2.0
Poor
1 review1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

2.0

Comfort

2.0

Overall

2.0

Pick-up/drop-off

2.0

Value

2.0

Free2Move

9 locations

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Car Rental FAQs

Which car rental company is considered to be the best in Washington, D.C.?

Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, National (8.7 rating), Alamo (8.0 rating) and Enterprise (7.7 rating) seem to be the best car hire companies in Washington, D.C..

What are gas prices like in Washington, D.C.?

The average price of petrol in Washington, D.C. is RM 4.40/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between RM 198 and RM 286 to fill up a car’s fuel tank.

How much does it cost to hire a car in Washington, D.C. for a week from Dollar?

From Dollar you can hire a car in Washington, D.C. from about RM 2,019 per week on average.

How far in advance should I hire a car in Washington, D.C. for the best price?

Our data suggests that booking early can save you up to 17% on a hire car in Washington, D.C.. Take advantage of below-average prices by booking at least 13 days prior to your desired date.

Can I rent a car for a month in Washington, D.C.?

Yes, renting a vehicle in Washington, D.C. for a month is certainly possible.

How much is a car hire in Washington, D.C. for a weekend?

RM 0 is, on average, how much a car hire costs for the weekend in Washington, D.C.. To save money, consider booking a Intermediate car hire, which is the cheapest car during the weekend. If you are looking for a car hire in January, we’ve seen prices on Cheapflights for as low as RM 0 per day.

What car do most people hire in Washington, D.C.?

The majority of Cheapflights travellers prefer to hire a Standard (Volkswagen Jetta) in Washington, D.C., making it the most popular option.

Luxury Car Rentals in Washington, D.C.

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Car type options available for Washington, D.C.

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